Fordson Dexta


Fordson Dexta tractor photo
1958 - 1961
Utility tractor
Production
Manufacturer:Fordson (a part of Ford)
Type:Utility tractor
Factory:Dagenham, England
The gasoline version of the Dexta was produced in much smaller numbers than the diesel verion. The Dexta was sold in the United States as the Diesel 2000. A narrow model (52-inch width) as well as an industrial model, and a Dexta Special (Germany) were made.
Fordson Dexta Power
Engine:32 hp
23.9 kW
Drawbar (claimed):23.0 hp
17.2 kW
PTO (claimed):31.41 hp
23.4 kW
Plows:3
Drawbar (tested):27.03 hp
20.2 kW
PTO (tested):31.41 hp
23.4 kW
power test details ...
Fordson Dexta Engines
Ford-Perkins 2.4L 3-cyl diesel
Standard 2.2L 4-cyl gasoline
Fuel tank:8.4 gal
31.8 L (diesel)
 11.4 gal
43.1 L (gasoline)
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Mechanical
Chassis:4x2 2WD
Steering:manual
Brakes:differential mechanical expanding shoe
Cab:Open operator station.
Transmission:6-speed
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Hydraulics
Pump flow:4.42 gpm
16.7 lpm
Tractor hitch
Rear Type:I
Power Take-off (PTO)
Rear PTO:transmission
 live (2-stage clutch) optional
Rear RPM:540
Dimensions & Tires
Wheelbase:71 inches
180 cm
Weight:3,300 lbs
1496 kg
Front tire:5.50-16
Rear tire:12.4-28
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Dexta Serial Numbers
Location:Lip of bell flange between engine and clutch, left side of tractor
photo of Dexta serial number

1957:957E 1
1958:957E 144
1959:957E 22558
1960:957E 44432
1961:957E 71921
1961:957E 312001
1961:09A 312001
1962:09B 702592
1963:09C 732031
1963:09D 900001
1964:09D 907332
Final:09D 928248

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Electrical
Ground:positive
Battery volts:12
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